Македонский пехотинец
Макс Скальд
Отправлено 22/9/2014 23:18 (#133404 - в ответ на #133401)
Тема: Re: Македонский пехотинец


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Ну, что поделать? Те, кто перед боем предпочитал массово разуваться, думали иначе...

In essence, the phalanx formation relied on its speed and physical impact to come to grips with a startled enemy on the battlefield, and modern reenactors have discovered that bare feet give improved physical control and balance in combat... It is clear that had the pezhetairoi worn krepides in combination with greaves, leg movements would have over time become laboured, with mobility impaired. Footwear was hence unnecessary impedimenta during a speedy charge or engagement
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